Barclays Premier League
Villa have made four changes for this afternoon's Barclays Premier League clash against Sunderland.
Gabby Agbonlahor, Fabian Delph, Andreas Weimann and Antonio Luna have all been recalled after injuries.
Libor Kozak, Aleksandar Tonev, Yacouba Sylla and Nathan Baker drop to the bench.
There is also a place in the matchday squad for Marc Albrighton, who is back from his loan spell at Wigan.
Sunderland have handed a recall to former Villa midfielder Craig Gardner, while Wes Brown starts after having his red card from last weekend's defeat to Stoke rescinded.
VILLA: Guzan, Bacuna, Vlaar, Clark, Luna, Delph, Westwood, El Ahmadi, Agbonlahor, Benteke, Weimann. Subs: Steer, Baker, Lowton, Albrighton, Sylla, Tonev, Kozak.
SUNDERLAND: Mannone, Bardsley, Dossena, Brown, O'Shea, Ki, Gardner, Larsson, Borini, Giaccherini, Fletcher. Subs: Johnson, Celustka, Colback, Altidore, Roberge, Cattermole, Pickford.